Willamette University

Bearcat Bulletin
The week of November 13, 2017
Moscow and Washington DC poster logo Journalist, activist and author Masha Gessen will present “What Russia Can Teach Us About the United States” on Thursday.

Willamette compass logo University hires new confidential advocate and names new Title IX coordinator.

law students at National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Annual Conference Melissa Cohen JD’18 and Megan Oshiro JD’18 were named Students of the Year for their commitment and service to Asian Pacific American individuals in the legal profession. Noelle Chan JD’20 and Alex Dooley JD’20 were elected to national positions.

Prof. Wallace Long Former Willamette singers return to campus for a special reunion and to mark Professor Wallace Long’s 35 years of leadership.

The Quad

Sign up for Thanksgiving dinner, fall break events
On campus for break? Don’t miss these special events and meals. RSVP now.
Student Activities

Tree of Giving
Donate books, gloves, scarves and hats to Four Corners Elementary School.
John Repplinger

Three Bearcats qualify for NCAA cross country
Three Bearcats have qualified to compete at the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships.
Robert A McKinney

Men’s soccer narrowly defeated in NCAA tournament
Mary Hardin-Baylor edged the Bearcats 1-0 in a hard fought game.
Robert A McKinney

WU debaters place in top eight at national event
Debate Union competed with more than 200 students from across the country.
Quinlyn I. Manfull

Bearcats earn All-NWC honors
Willamette athletes have received All-Northwest Conference honors in volleyball and soccer.
Robert A McKinney

Bearcats earn weekly honors in fall sports
Three Bearcats earned recognition as selections for weekly honors from the NWC and D3football.com.
Robert A McKinney

Food service hours during fall break
We will be open on some days with limited hours during fall break — come visit us!
Lindsey Leisinger

Bistro is closed over Thanksgiving break
The Bistro is closed Nov. 18–25.
Gillian Weisenfluh

Willamette Catering selling holiday treats
Holiday pies, cheesecake and sides will be available to order beginning Nov. 13 at Goudy.
Tricia Matte

WebEdit classes
Web Development

Correction from Nov. 6 bulletin
Photo credit: Cristina Salas ’21 took the photo of the men's soccer team.
Thomas P Mayhall Rastrelli

Comings & Goings
New Faculty/Staff:
Andrea Doyle Hugmeyer: Confidential Advocate - Student Affairs
Departing Faculty/Staff:
Jordis Miller: Campus Recreation Coordinator - Campus Recreation

Athletic Events


Men's Basketball at Portland St.
7:00 PM


Women's Basketball vs. vs. Trinity (Tex.)
4:00 PM


Cross Country at NCAA Division III Championships, Principia College
9:00 AM

Women's Basketball vs. vs. Southwestern (Tex.)
4:00 PM

Men's Basketball at Northwest Christian
8:00 PM

New Job Postings
(10/30/2017 - 11/13/2017)
Staff Positions:
  • Campaign Project Manager

A complete list of job postings is available by logging into Workday and visiting the Career worklet.

Bearcat Bulletin Submissions
Please provide content by 5 p.m. Thursday for inclusion in the next week's Bearcat Bulletin.

This Week


Registration begins for students with 7-14.75 earned credits

Job/Search Strategies (Including Social Media in your Job Search)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Connie Ralph

Cambodia Summer 2018 Program Interest Session
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Office of International Education

Blue-Eyed Black Boy
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Co-Sponsored by the following Willamette University departments and offices: Art; Civic Communication and Media; American Ethnic Studies; Council on Diversity and Social Justice; Office of the Chaplains; Theatre and Ellen Eisenberg, Dwight and Margaret Lear Professor of American History


MBA Registration for Spring Semester
Early Career MBA and MBA for Career Change

Registration begins for students with 6.75 or fewer earned credits

Tuesday Gallery Talk | Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Hallie Ford Literary Series: Tommy Pico
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Hallie Ford Literary Series and the English Department

Small Ensembles Concert
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Last Day to Withdraw from Second Half-Semester Classes

Job/Search Strategies (Including Social Media in your Job Search)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Connie Ralph

Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Willamette Events Board

Lecture | Native American artist Wendy Red Star
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Baby Driver Movie Night
9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Willamette Events Board


Registration continues for students with 6.75 or fewer earned credits

Job/Search Strategies (Including Social Media in your Job Search)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Connie Ralph

Personal Statements
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Personal Statements for professional/grad school
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Career Development

Student Organization Orientation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Office of Student Activities ASWU

Atkinson Lecture featuring Masha Gessen
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Colleen Kawahara

"Symbolic Interactions: Dance Concert"
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Willamette Theatre Box Office


Bearcat Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Willamette Events Board

Dinner is the last contract meal served before Fall break.
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Housing & Community Life

Indigenous Cinema
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Native and Indigenous Student Union ASWU

"Symbolic Interactions: Dance Concert"
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Willamette Theatre Box Office


CLA Fall Break
Housing & Community Life

Practice LSAT
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Law Admissions

"Symbolic Interactions: Dance Concert" -- Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Willamette Theatre Box Office

"Symbolic Interactions: Dance Concert"
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Willamette Theatre Box Office


Rescheduled Class for Labor Day
College of Law

Thanksgiving Break

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

 nic & sloy: side by side nic & sloy: side by side
Nov. 4, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2018

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